FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2012 file photo, Venezuela's Defense Minister Gen. Henry Rangel Silva, left, President Hugo Chavez, second from left, and outgoing Defense Minister Gen. Carlos Mata Figueroa, third from left, attend Rangel Silva's swearing-in ceremony at the Fort Tiuna military base in Caracas, Venezuela. The shadow of the Venezuelan military hangs over Sunday's presidential election, with many people wondering how the armed forces might react if Chavez stumbles in his fight to stay in power.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2012 file photo, Venezuela's Defense Minister Gen. Henry Rangel Silva, left, President Hugo Chavez, second from left, and outgoing Defense Minister Gen. Carlos Mata Figueroa, third from left, attend Rangel Silva's swearing-in ceremony at the Fort Tiuna military base in Caracas, Venezuela. The shadow of the Venezuelan military hangs over Sunday's presidential election, with many people wondering how the armed forces might react if Chavez stumbles in his fight to stay in power.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2012 file photo, Venezuela's Defense Minister Gen. Henry Rangel Silva, left, President Hugo Chavez, second from left, and outgoing Defense Minister Gen. Carlos Mata Figueroa, third from left, attend Rangel Silva's swearing-in ceremony at the Fort Tiuna military base in Caracas, Venezuela. The shadow of the Venezuelan military hangs over Sunday's presidential election, with many people wondering how the armed forces might react if Chavez stumbles in his fight to stay in power.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
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